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Heather CorinnaArt by Isabella Rotman
For nearly 20 years, Heather Corinna has been widely recognized as a pioneer and leader in the field of sexuality information, education and support for young people. Previously a Montessori and unschooling early childhood educator, Heather founded and directs the international organization Scarleteen (http://www.scarleteen.com), one of the first sources of comprehensive sexuality and relationships education online, an organization and resource that stands alone in its tenure, approach, reach, inclusivity and scope. Heather has also been a sexuality, contraception and abortion educator and counselor for the Cedar River Clinics/Feminist Women's Health Center. They are the author of the popular S.E.X.:the All-You-Need-to-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties, a highly comprehensive and inclusive young adult sexuality, sexual health and relationships guide, now in its second edition. Their work has also appeared in publications such as Teen Vogue, The Guardian, RH Reality Check (now Rewire) Issues Magazine, Women's Studies; an interdisciplinary journal; in anthologies such as Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape, The Adventures of Food, and Zaftig: Well-Rounded Erotica . Heather was a contributing writer and editor to the most recent edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves. Heather has won numerous awards for their work, including The Champions of Sexual Literacy Award for Grassroots Activism; The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Western Region's Public Service Award; the Our Bodies, Ourselves' Women's Health Heroes Award; the Joan Helmich Educator of the Year award; The Woodhull Foundation's Vicki Award; the Steinem-Waters Award and the Golden Brick Award.